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Proportion and Style in Ancient Egyptian Art

Proportion and Style in Ancient Egyptian Art( )
Author: Robins, Gay
Illustrator: Fowler, Ann S.
ISBN:978-0-292-77064-5
Publication Date:Jan 1994
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

The painted and relief-cut walls of ancient Egyptian tombs and temples record an amazing continuity of customs and beliefs over nearly 3,000 years. Even the artistic style of the scenes seems unchanging, but this appearance is deceptive. In this work, Gay Robins offers convincing evidence, based on a study of Egyptian usage of grid systems and proportions, that innovation and stylistic variation played a significant role in ancient Egyptian art.

Robins thoroughly explores the...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Art / Techniques / General
Art / History / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.544 Inches
Book Weight:2.869 Pounds



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